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Caro-Kann exchange variation
MNb wrote on 09/30/09 at 12:49:12:
It amazes me that Keano, usually a very sensible and reasonable guy, defends this book. He neglects the two main complaints: the three authors systematically evaluate equal positions as sligh...

MnB - this i

Started 10/01/09 at 09:54:08 by Keano
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By: kylemeister
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Bronstein-Larsen
1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 dxe4 4.Nxe4 Nf6 5.Nxf6+ gxf6

I don't want to pretend that this is superior to the mainline Caro Kann, but is it theoretically sound? And to what extent might one acquire any...

Started 09/10/17 at 04:13:46 by HgMan
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Caro-Kann by Kornev for ChessStars
I just received the following email from Semko Semkov, after enquiring about the possibility of a Caro-Kann repertoire book for Black:
Quote:
Hi,
We have in our plans a Black repertoire book wit...

Hopefully this wil

Started 03/24/15 at 18:36:06 by LostTactic
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By: Keano
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Smyslov/Karpov Variation: 4...Nd7
Inasmuch as there have been new repertoire books on the Caro Kann, the recommendations have leaned toward the Classical Variation (4...Bf5) with some new ideas. Is this just a shift in fashion? Or is ...

Started 09/03/17 at 15:06:21 by HgMan
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By: MartinC
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Caro-Kann, Advance Variation, Short Variation
Hello.
I'm currently learning the Caro-Kann thanks to a great book (Grandmaster Repertoire - The Caro-Kann, from Lars Schandorff), but I have a problem with the Short Variation of the Advance Var...

Started 07/20/13 at 22:17:10 by Marc Benford
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By: HgMan
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Caro Advance: 4 Nc3 a6
Dear all,
I noticed in Joe Gallagher's Starting Out: The Caro-Kann that Gallagher referred to this line:
1 e4 c6 2 d4 d5 3 e5 Bf5 4 Nc3 a6
stating: "this could be a line for the future."  In the Ch...

Started 06/23/06 at 14:45:19 by HgMan
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Most material on the Gurgenidze variation
I'm looking for resources with the most material on the Gurgenidze variation 1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 g6
Thanks in advance

Started 06/24/16 at 23:43:39 by George Jempty
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By: trw
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Not a word about a new DVD?
The ChessBase DVD, "The Fashionable Caro-Kann Vol.1 and 2" by  Vidit Gujrathi, has been out for more than a month, but no one has even mentioned the topic here.  Has anyone taken a look?  Formed an op...

Started 06/06/17 at 02:03:03 by Wwqlcw
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By: califax
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The Two knights - how good is this line?
I don't know anything about this line but was under the impression it wasn't a strong line for white...yet when looking at the repertoire's of two players whose games I am thinking of studying, I saw ...

Started 07/10/16 at 20:02:51 by RoleyPoley
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By: Keano
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3...a6 in the classical
1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 a6
Any thoughts on this line? Looking through the databases it seems to score quite well for black, and looks an interesting practical choice to force white into thinking fo...

Started 05/15/17 at 08:42:27 by helmet
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By: CarriedbyGg
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The Caro-Kann Defense: Classical Variation Karpov
Hi friends. Have you heard about this new book? Is it really new or a reprint of the very old book by the same authors?

Started 12/23/16 at 22:53:38 by Pingudon
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By: Wwqlcw
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Uncommon (?) Carokann Defence
What do members think about a setup with ...c6; ...d6; ...Qc7 and ...Bg4 when White plays Nf3? I saw a youtube video about it and looks like a basic defence against practically anything.  Does it have...

Started 10/19/16 at 08:35:18 by ham204
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By: JEH
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Apocalypse attack

Started 09/21/16 at 22:54:09 by Mark L
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By: ErictheRed
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Apocalypse attack part 2
Here's another interesting game with an early Ne5 by White.
[pgn][Event "Caro-Kann defense Apocalypse attack"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "2016.09.13"]
[Round "?"]
[White "White"]
[B...|/pgn]

Started 10/06/16 at 06:40:49 by Mark L
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By: Mark L
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Is the solid and boring CaroKann really solid?
I have been studying the Caro because I was told it was very solid. But what I have found is a lot of sharp lines, opposite sides castling and sacrifices. The new Caro is still considered solid and bo...

Started 09/07/16 at 22:49:58 by Pingudon
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By: Pingudon
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Caro Kann Fantasy - 3...e6 4.Nc3 Bb4 5.Kf2!?
Hello chess friends
In preparing against a svoren Caro Kann fan opponent, I looked for something interesting and new in the Fantasy variation and came up with the idea 1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.f3 e6 4.N...

Started 07/13/16 at 09:58:29 by Knightcut
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By: JEH
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Negi's repertoire vs the Caro Kann
The new book from Quality Chess,"Grandmaster Repertoire 1 e4 vs the French, Caro Kann and Philidor",  by GM Parimarjan Negi, provides a very challenging white repertoire vs. the Caro Kann, based on ma...

Started 10/05/14 at 14:59:08 by Paddy
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By: h4rl3k1n
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August 2016 Update
In the latest update, there's a rather confusing comment:
"This month features three games in our advanced Caro. Since Black was doing quite well in the d4 lines, I started to consider other sys...

Started 08/21/16 at 12:35:06 by AlanG
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By: GMTonyKosten
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Most material on the Two Knights variation
Thanks to everybody who responded to my request for material on the Gurgenidze.  Now I'm looking for the most material on the Two Knights.
Thanks in advance.

Started 06/25/16 at 10:09:11 by George Jempty
3 1226 Last Post 07/01/16 at 02:42:25
By: George Jempty
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Parimarjan N. Book vs. Caro-Kann chapter 27
Dear Caro-Kann experts,
I recently bought above mentioned book and looked at chapter 27 (Caro-Kann) which is the following line:
1.e4,c6 2.d4,d5 3.Nd2, dxe4 4.Nxe4, Bf5, 5.Ng3, Bg6 6.h4,h6 7...

Started 01/04/15 at 17:58:28 by Erschowieda
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By: JEH
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